Nature has always been Odette’s inspiration to create art. She loves the world, the colours and the people which fuel her passion for art and wellbeing. Odette believes everyone is born with the need to create which in turn feeds the soul. Odette studied Fine Art (Painting) at West Wollongong TAFE. Her main love is painting with oils on canvas but also enjoys experimenting with acrylics and mixed media. She is a member of Barracks Art Studios Thirroul (BAST) where she currently has her studio. Odette finds it a privilege to be amongst other passionate and talented artists. Odette exhibits in various exhibitions in the Illawarra, Sydney and Southern Highlands. Odette has received Awards for: Thirroul Seaside and Arts Festival – Encouragement Prize Winner for a Miniature Painting 2014 and Pyrmont Art Prize – 1st Prize Winner 2011.